Dawson County Comprehensive Plan - 2018 Update

Want to tell your leaders what your community should be like in 20-30 years?

Want to tell them which issues you feel are most important?

Here’s your chance!

Dawson County is updating its Comprehensive Plan to help guide development policies and capital improvement projects.  Your hometown can only achieve its vision if it knows what that vision is, so please take part in this process and tell us your vision for the future of your community!  Please take a few minutes to complete and return the following survey.  All comments will be confidential and incorporated into the Comprehensive Plan.   Be sure to also check the Dawson County website for announcements about future meetings and other opportunities to participate.

In which part of Dawson County do you live?

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* 1. In which part of Dawson County do you live?

Does your household have any children under age 18?

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* 2. Does your household have any children under age 18?

Does your household have any seniors age 65 or older?

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* 3. Does your household have any seniors age 65 or older?

Is your place of employment within Dawson County?

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* 4. Is your place of employment within Dawson County?

Dawson County is expected to see some growth and development over the next 10-20 years.  How much new RESIDENTIAL development would you like to see come to Dawson County?

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* 5. Dawson County is expected to see some growth and development over the next 10-20 years.  How much new RESIDENTIAL development would you like to see come to Dawson County?

If Dawson County can direct RESIDENTIAL growth to certain areas, which parts of the County should receive that growth? (Choose all that apply)

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* 6. If Dawson County can direct RESIDENTIAL growth to certain areas, which parts of the County should receive that growth? (Choose all that apply)

How much new COMMERCIAL development would you like to see come to Dawson County?

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* 7. How much new COMMERCIAL development would you like to see come to Dawson County?

How much new INDUSTRIAL development would you like to see come to Dawson County?

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* 8. How much new INDUSTRIAL development would you like to see come to Dawson County?

If Dawson County can direct COMMERCIAL growth to certain areas, which parts of the County should receive that growth? (Choose all that apply)

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* 9. If Dawson County can direct COMMERCIAL growth to certain areas, which parts of the County should receive that growth? (Choose all that apply)

If Dawson County can direct INDUSTRIAL growth to certain areas, which parts of the County should receive that growth? (Choose all that apply)

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* 10. If Dawson County can direct INDUSTRIAL growth to certain areas, which parts of the County should receive that growth? (Choose all that apply)

Our top two priorities with regard to housing should be...

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* 11. Our top two priorities with regard to housing should be...

Our top two priorities with regard to economic development should be attracting or sustaining...

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* 12. Our top two priorities with regard to economic development should be attracting or sustaining...

Our top two priorities regarding cultural amenities should be...

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* 13. Our top two priorities regarding cultural amenities should be...

Which parts of Dawson County need more/new parks?

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* 14. Which parts of Dawson County need more/new parks?

Our top two priorities regarding natural resources should be...

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* 15. Our top two priorities regarding natural resources should be...

My community's most important asset that should be preserved is...

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* 16. My community's most important asset that should be preserved is...

My community's biggest liability that should be changed is...

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* 17. My community's biggest liability that should be changed is...

Please rate the quality of your public water service.  (Leave blank if you do not use public water.)

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* 18. Please rate the quality of your public water service.  (Leave blank if you do not use public water.)

Please rate the quality of your public sewer service.  (Leave blank if you do not use public sewer.)

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* 19. Please rate the quality of your public sewer service.  (Leave blank if you do not use public sewer.)

Please rate the quality of your parks and recreation facilities and services.

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* 20. Please rate the quality of your parks and recreation facilities and services.

Please rate the quality of your law enforcement services.

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* 21. Please rate the quality of your law enforcement services.

Please rate the quality of your fire protection/ EMS services.

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* 22. Please rate the quality of your fire protection/ EMS services.

Please rate the quality of your local roads.

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* 23. Please rate the quality of your local roads.

Please rate the quality of your general government services.

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* 24. Please rate the quality of your general government services.

How well do you rate your local government with regards to openness and communicating with the public?

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* 25. How well do you rate your local government with regards to openness and communicating with the public?

If you selected "POOR" for Question #25, please explain why?

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* 26. If you selected "POOR" for Question #25, please explain why?

For your local government, please rank the following objectives in terms of priority, with 1 being most important.

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* 27. For your local government, please rank the following objectives in terms of priority, with 1 being most important.

If you listed "OTHER" for Question 27 above, please explain.

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* 28. If you listed "OTHER" for Question 27 above, please explain.

Thank you for your time and input!  It there is anything else you think your community leaders should know, please offer that below.  Thank you!

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* 29. Thank you for your time and input!  It there is anything else you think your community leaders should know, please offer that below.  Thank you!

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